Archive for November 22nd, 2012

Amdo Tibet

November 22nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Amdo Tibet

Amdo Tibet

The traditional Tibetan region of Amdo, is located on the northeast corner of the Tibetan Plateau. Though most of Amdo lies in modern day Qinghai province, large regions also are located in southwestern Gansu and northern Sichuan provinces. Roughly 1.6 million Tibetans live in Amdo which accounts for over 25% of the total Tibetan population. […]

Xining/ Siling ཟི་ལིང

November 22nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Amdo Tibet

Xining/ Siling ཟི་ལིང

Xining City Xining is located in the eastern part of Qinghai Province and lies on the upper  Tsongchu  River (Huangshui River). An important attributory of Yellow River. It is formerly part of Tibet’s Amdo province, and a little over one million Tibetans inhabit Qinghai’s minority Tibetan prefectures of Haibei,Hainan,huangnan,Golog, Yushu and Haixi. Now Xining is […]

Kumbum Monastery/ Ta’er Si སྐུ་འབུམ

November 22nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in Amdo Tibet

Kumbum Monastery/ Ta'er Si སྐུ་འབུམ

Kumbum Monastery / Ta’er si སྐུ་འབུམ Kumbum Monastery (Ch Ta’er si) is one of the six great monasteries of the Gelugpa school  of Tibetan Buddhism, is famous for being the birthplace of the great religious reformer Tsongkhapa. It is a wonderful place to check out Tibetan religious culture, Tibetan architecture, and Tibetan art. Highlights at […]

November 2012
M T W T F S S
« Jul   Dec »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Categories


Contact Us

Like what you see? Interested in traveling to Tibet? Contact us at info@snowliontours.com. We look forward to hearing from you!